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UK's Johnson vows to stay in office after top ministers quit

1 month ago   |   By WGN TV

LONDON - A defiant British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was battling to stay in power on Wednesday after his government was rocked by the resignation of two top ministers, who said they could no longer serve under his scandal-tarred leadership.
His first challenge is getting through Wednesday, where he faces tough questions at the weekly Prime Minister's Questions session in Parliament, and a long-scheduled grilling by a committee of senior lawmakers.
Months of discontent over Johnson's judgment and ethics within the governing Conservative Party erupted with the resignations of Treasury...
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UK's Johnson vows to stay in office after top ministers quit

UK's Johnson vows to stay in office after top ministers quit

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

A defiant British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is battling to stay in power after his government was rocked by the resignation of two top ministers
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The Two Men Behind Boris Johnson's New Political Crisis

The Two Men Behind Boris Johnson's New Political Crisis

1 month ago   |   By Time

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government faced a new crisis Tuesday after two of his most senior Cabinet ministers resigned within minutes of each other.
Treasury chief Rishi Sunak and Health Secretary Sajid Javid quit, saying the government under Johnson's leadership was no longer competent or “acting in the national interest.”
The apparently coordinated exits came after Johnson was hit by allegations he lied about how he handled claims of sexual misconduct by a lawmaker who was appointed to a senior position.
Both Javid and Sunak are key members of the Cabinet and both...
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Boris Johnson Fights Back After Shock Resignations Rock British Politics

Boris Johnson Fights Back After Shock Resignations Rock British Politics

1 month ago   |   By Time

LONDON - Boris Johnson is digging in as U.K. prime minister, after the resignation of two of the most senior members of his government brought his premiership to the brink on another febrile day in Westminster.
The prime minister appointed Nadhim Zahawi as his new Chancellor of the Exchequer, replacing Rishi Sunak, while Steve Barclay takes Sajid Javid's former role as health secretary. Michelle Donelan was named education secretary following Zahawi's promotion.
The rapid appointments are part of Johnson's fightback and an attempt to shift the narrative after the devastating blow of Sunak...
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Police: Suspect in slayings of 4 in Ohio arrested in Kansas

Police: Suspect in slayings of 4 in Ohio arrested in Kansas

DAYTON, Ohio - A suspect in the shooting deaths of four people in Ohio has been arrested in Kansas. Police in Montgomery County's Butler Township said late Saturday night that... Read more ...

Is Europe next? Concerns over abortion rights rise after Supreme Court...

Abortion rights opponents have long been stuck on the fringes of politics in much of Western Europe. The Supreme Court's recent decision to overturn Roe v. Read more ...

Britney Spears responds to Kevin Federline after he made claims about her...

Britney Spears is responding to recent claims made by her ex-husband, Kevin Federline. Read more ...

China to make east Taiwan Strait drills ‘regular' - media

China to make east Taiwan Strait drills ‘regular' - media

Chinese warships and jets will continue to cross the unofficial line of control with Taiwan The Chinese military will from now on conduct “regular” drills on the eastern side... Read more ...

Decision on farm OT threshold expected this fall

Republican lawmakers, alongside the New York Farm Bureau, are mounting the latest installment of its opposition campaign against state officials signing off on a plan to... Read more ...

Musk says Twitter deal could move ahead with 'bot' info

Elon Musk said Saturday his planned $44 billion takeover of Twitter should move forward if the company can confirm some details about how it measures whether user accounts are... Read more ...

Man hospitalized after being shot in North Philadelphia

The victim was brought to Temple University Hospital where he is listed in stable condition. Read more ...

Explore a mysterious exoplanet in new video game 'Earth's Shadow'

Explore a mysterious exoplanet in new video game 'Earth's Shadow'

Earth's Shadow is a terrifying new sci-fi video game just launched on Steam that takes place on the mysterious exoplanet of Sumbra. Read more ...

NASA, private companies count on market demand for future space stations...

NASA, private companies count on market demand for future space stations after ISS

Senior officials from companies selected by NASA to develop new low Earth orbit space stations are eager for market input to drive their purpose. Read more ...

Musikfest concert review: Willie Nelson, on the road again at 89, delivers...

In a 22-song, 70-minute drive-by set, Willie Nelson, along with his son Micah, took turns leading the way with string solos and intimate family stories to keep the mood happy... Read more ...